Frank Whaley

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frank Joseph Whalley (born July 20, 1963) is an American film and television actor known for his roles in independent films.

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Pulp Fiction (1994)

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A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Laura Lovelace  •  John Travolta

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Laura Lovelace  •  John Travolta

Field of Dreams (1989)

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Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  James Earl Jones  •  Amy Madigan  •  Timothy Busfield

Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  James Earl Jones  •  Amy Madigan  •  Timothy Busfield

A Midnight Clear (1992)

Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the war at present, put aside their differences and spend Christmas together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  Peter Berg  •  Kevin Dillon  •  Arye Gross  •  Ethan Hawke

Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the war at present, put aside their differences and spend Christmas together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  Peter Berg  •  Kevin Dillon  •  Arye Gross  •  Ethan Hawke

Aftermath (2013)

Tom Fiorini (Anthony Michael Hall, The Dead Zone) owns a successful construction company. After his long time foreman goes missing, events take a drastic turn for the worse. During the search for his foreman, Tom plummets down a slippery slope of violence and hired ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Farone
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Jamie Harrold  •  Tony Danza  •  Frank Whaley

Tom Fiorini (Anthony Michael Hall, The Dead Zone) owns a successful construction company. After his long time foreman goes missing, events take a drastic turn for the worse. During the search for his foreman, Tom plummets down a slippery slope of violence and hired ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Farone
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Jamie Harrold  •  Tony Danza  •  Frank Whaley

Broken Arrow (1996)

When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back. Traversing the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Christian Slater  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Delroy Lindo

When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back. Traversing the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Christian Slater  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Delroy Lindo

Career Opportunities (1991)

Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the store overnight with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Gordon
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  John Candy  •  Frank Whaley  •  Dermot Mulroney

Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the store overnight with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Gordon
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  John Candy  •  Frank Whaley  •  Dermot Mulroney

I.Q. (1994)

Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Meg Ryan  •  Walter Matthau  •  Lou Jacobi

Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Meg Ryan  •  Walter Matthau  •  Lou Jacobi

JFK (1991)

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Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Little Monsters (1989)

A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games under his bed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Greenberg
CAST:  Fred Savage  •  Howie Mandel  •  Daniel Stern  •  Margaret Whitton

A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games under his bed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Greenberg
CAST:  Fred Savage  •  Howie Mandel  •  Daniel Stern  •  Margaret Whitton

Red Dragon (2002)

Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Edward Norton  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Harvey Keitel

Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Edward Norton  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Harvey Keitel

School of Rock (2003)

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Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Joan Cusack  •  Mike White  •  Sarah Silverman

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Joan Cusack  •  Mike White  •  Sarah Silverman

The Doors (1991)

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The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Kevin Dillon  •  Frank Whaley

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Kevin Dillon  •  Frank Whaley

The Freshman (1990)

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Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling resemblance to a certain cinematic godfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Penelope Ann Miller

Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling resemblance to a certain cinematic godfather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Penelope Ann Miller

Vacancy (2007)

A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nimród Antal
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Luke Wilson  •  Ethan Embry  •  Scott G. Anderson

A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nimród Antal
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Luke Wilson  •  Ethan Embry  •  Scott G. Anderson

World Trade Center (2006)

After the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Maria Bello  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Peña

After the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Maria Bello  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michael Peña

Hoffa (1992)

A portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro. The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Armand Assante  •  J.T. Walsh

A portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro. The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Armand Assante  •  J.T. Walsh

The Winner (1996)

A long lucky streak makes a nice guy the target of opportunists like his brother, his girlfriend, and some guys from New Jersey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Richard Edson  •  Delroy Lindo

A long lucky streak makes a nice guy the target of opportunists like his brother, his girlfriend, and some guys from New Jersey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Richard Edson  •  Delroy Lindo

Swing Kids (1993)

The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's begin tightening the grip on Germany. Each member of the group is forced to face some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Christian Bale  •  Frank Whaley  •  Barbara Hershey

The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's begin tightening the grip on Germany. Each member of the group is forced to face some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Carter
CAST:  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Christian Bale  •  Frank Whaley  •  Barbara Hershey

Swimming with Sharks (1994)

Guy is a young film executive who's willing to do whatever it takes to make it in Hollywood. He begins working for famed producer Buddy Ackerman, a domineering, manipulative, coldhearted boss. When Guy also finds out that his cynical girlfriend, Dawn, has been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Huang
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Frank Whaley  •  Michelle Forbes  •  Benicio del Toro

Guy is a young film executive who's willing to do whatever it takes to make it in Hollywood. He begins working for famed producer Buddy Ackerman, a domineering, manipulative, coldhearted boss. When Guy also finds out that his cynical girlfriend, Dawn, has been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Huang
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Frank Whaley  •  Michelle Forbes  •  Benicio del Toro

When Trumpets Fade (1998)

In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. Despite ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Ron Eldard  •  Zak Orth  •  Frank Whaley  •  Dylan Bruno

In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett that they have all been killed in action. Despite ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Ron Eldard  •  Zak Orth  •  Frank Whaley  •  Dylan Bruno
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